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Eastern Cape ProvinceThe Eastern Cape Province offers diverse holiday experiences, with the over-riding qualities of unspoiled nature and being away from the madding crowds. There is a great diversity in the characteristics of the regions, and the type of vacation you will experience – from beautiful unspoiled beaches to stunning mountain scenery, from semi desert open spaces and starry skies to malaria free game reserves. From the highest mountains in the country giving rise to clear sparkling trout filled st...

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Italian wheels roll into SA market Italian wheels roll into SA market

A wide range of top-quality wheels manufactured by Italian company Gipiemme will soon be available in South Africa, following a de

Clarendon ready to host girls' festival Clarendon ready to host girls' festival

There will be a whirlwind of activity both on and off the field when the SPAR National All Girls' Winter Sports and Cultural Fest

Madibaz aim high at USSA women's sevens Madibaz aim high at USSA women's sevens

The Madibaz women's sevens squad will be out to continue their steady progress in varsity rugby when they compete in the Universi

Boomtown bolsters strategic department Boomtown bolsters strategic department

Strategically-led creative for Boomtown’s recent campaign for Ricoffy, saw the brand achieve tremendous growth 2017. And it was

Quality bike carrier heading to SA Quality bike carrier heading to SA

In what should be of immense benefit to South African cyclists, Positive Sports Solutions have struck a deal with Horizon Global t

Kruger and Beers win Winelands stage two Kruger and Beers win Winelands stage two

HB Kruger and Matt Beers timed their attack to perfection to snatch the stage win on the second day of the Liberty Winelands Encou

DSV fight back to win at Winelands race DSV fight back to win at Winelands race

Gert Heyns and Arno du Toit overcame an early mechanical to take the honours on the opening stage of the Liberty Winelands Encount

Melissa Awu to handle USSA women's squad Melissa Awu to handle USSA women's squad

Madibaz Sport manager Melissa Awu has been handed a key role as team manager when the national varsity women's sevens team compet

Rebello, Joubert to tackle MTB Encounter Rebello, Joubert to tackle MTB Encounter

After a slightly disruptive start to their year, Dylan Rebello and Marco Joubert are looking forward to the challenge of the Liber

Pop in to newly developed Valley Market Pop in to newly developed Valley Market

The popular artisanal SPAR Valley Market is undergoing exciting developments and will now pop up at different local venues around

SPAR EC declare war on plastic bags SPAR EC declare war on plastic bags

Starting today (April 6), SPAR Eastern Cape have declared war on plastic bags as the retailer spearheads a significant step forwar

Local clubs create electric soccer vibe Local clubs create electric soccer vibe

A decision to focus on local clubs proved a masterstroke as it generated an electric atmosphere when the SPAR Nafa Easter Soccer F

Games a big break for Madibaz coach Games a big break for Madibaz coach

Madibaz hockey manager and coach Cheslyn Gie is looking forward to one of the highlights of his career when the Commonwealth Games

Fly Fishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands Fly Fishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands

The Eastern Cape Highlands is one of South Africa’s favourite fly fishing destinations and is world famous for an outstanding ...

Sibanye back to defend Nafa soccer title Sibanye back to defend Nafa soccer title

Local bragging rights will be up for grabs when a wide cross-section of Nelson Mandela Bay clubs compete in the popular Nafa SPAR

Butler sprints to first Emperors title Butler sprints to first Emperors title

Reynard Butler's purple patch continued when he sprinted to his third victory in a month in a major one-day classic at the Bestme

Alex Road crowned PE hockey champions Alex Road crowned PE hockey champions

Alexander Road seized their opportunity midway through the match to be crowned champions in the PE Central edition of the SPAR Eas

Madibaz have a last throw of the dice Madibaz have a last throw of the dice

The FNB Madibaz rugby team are fired up for one final throw of the dice when they play their last league game in the Varsity Cup t

Woodridge ready for Hockey Challenge Woodridge ready for Hockey Challenge

Attack will be the nature of the game as Woodridge go about defending their title when the PE Central edition of the SPAR Eastern

Madibaz flank steps up to the plate Madibaz flank steps up to the plate

FNB Madibaz flank Brandon Brown is playing some of the best rugby of his career as he strives to make an impact on the Varsity Cup

Great start for Madibaz netball teams Great start for Madibaz netball teams

The SPAR Madibaz netball teams were quick out the blocks when they took the main section honours in the opening tournament of the

Record entry for Madibaz netball opener Record entry for Madibaz netball opener

The SPAR Madibaz Netball Club will host a record number of teams in their annual opening of the season event at the Vodacom Madiba

SPAR golf day again a hit with charities SPAR golf day again a hit with charities

Thanks to excellent support from their suppliers and service providers, SPAR Eastern Cape were again able to make a substantial co

Butler powers to Berge en Dale title Butler powers to Berge en Dale title

Confident in his finishing ability, Reynard Butler powered his way to back-to-back one-day classic victories at the Bestmed Berge

Madibaz determined to keep on fighting Madibaz determined to keep on fighting

Despite losing their third match in a row, FNB Madibaz rugby captain Riaan Esterhuizen says the mood in their camp remains positiv

Madibaz climb to the top in SAB League Madibaz climb to the top in SAB League

An astute rotation of players in the early part of the year has given the Madibaz football team a chance to retain their SAB Leagu

Madibaz squad need to handle the heat Madibaz squad need to handle the heat

FNB Madibaz rugby coach David Maidza says the whole squad must stand up to handle the pressure when they face Wits in their third

Better finishing a priority for Madibaz Better finishing a priority for Madibaz

FNB Madibaz rugby coach David Maidza wants to see better finishing from his team when they run out for their second Varsity Cup fi

Self Drive 1 Route from Cape Town to PE via Garden Route Self Drive 1 Route from Cape Town to PE via Garden Route

This unforgettable self drive route through the famous Garden Route is right up there with the most scenic road trips in the world

NMU host athletics qualifying meeting NMU host athletics qualifying meeting

The Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club, in conjunction with Eastern Province Athletics, will host an important meeting at Madibaz Stad

Madibaz eagerness builds for Varsity Cup Madibaz eagerness builds for Varsity Cup

Passionate about the game ever since he received his first rugby ball as a youngster, FNB Madibaz rugby captain Riaan Esterhuizen

Valley Market moves to new summer venue Valley Market moves to new summer venue

The monthly SPAR Valley Market will have a new summer venue when it takes place at the chic, newly refurbished Donkin Village in P

Madibaz ready for Varsity Cricket Madibaz ready for Varsity Cricket

The Madibaz cricketers honed their Twenty20 skills as they prepared to prove a point at the Varsity Cricket tournament in Potchefs

A new flavour at SPAR Goodnight Market A new flavour at SPAR Goodnight Market

Visitors to the SPAR Goodnight Market are in for something different when they arrive at the Tramways Building in Port Elizabeth t

HEAD Bikes to supply pro women's team HEAD Bikes to supply pro women's team

In a major boost for women's cycling in South Africa, Demacon announced that they would be racing on HEAD bicycles in the 2018 se

NMU get a taste of Varsity Cup's rule NMU get a taste of Varsity Cup's rule

The FNB Madibaz rugby team received some useful insight into the new Varsity Cup power play rule when they had a practice match ag

Athletics ace to attend Madibaz clinic Athletics ace to attend Madibaz clinic

Leading South African 400m hurdler LJ van Zyl will be one of several experts imparting knowledge and advice at the Bestmed Madibaz

Atlas Security adds muscle to its fleet Atlas Security adds muscle to its fleet

Atlas Security has invested in three state-of-the-art Isuzu KB vehicles which begin their maiden duties this evening. Equip

Madibaz players dominate netball awards Madibaz players dominate netball awards

The SPAR Madibaz players continued to show their dominance in the Nelson Mandela Bay Netball Association's competitions by scoopi

Christmas spectacle at Valley Market Christmas spectacle at Valley Market

Christmas will make an early appearance in Port Elizabeth when the monthly Valley Market, sponsored by SPAR Eastern Cape, starts t

Madibaz squash club aiming high in 2018 Madibaz squash club aiming high in 2018

Having ridden a wave of success for six years, the Nelson Mandela University Squash Club have no intention of letting things slide

Mole, Zahara headline summer festival Mole, Zahara headline summer festival

Pop artist Matthew Mole and Afro-soul superstar Zahara will headline the SPAR Delight in Summer festival that takes place at vario

Shusha and Smith rule at Wild Coast MTB Shusha and Smith rule at Wild Coast MTB

Two KwaZulu-Natal cyclists, Lindani Shusha and Hayley Smith, took the honours in the feature races of the Bestmed Wild Coast Sun M

#move4goodness hits first target #move4goodness hits first target

First Choice has hit its first target in raising up to R120,000 worth of dairy products to donate to those less fortunate throug

SPAR and Love Story bring bags of cheer SPAR and Love Story bring bags of cheer

Hundreds of citizens in Nelson Mandela Bay’s disadvantaged communities have had some cheer brought into their lives thanks to th

Madibaz ready for Varsity Sevens Madibaz ready for Varsity Sevens

The FNB Madibaz players have worked extra hard to improve on their impressive recent showing when the new-look team challenge for

Swansong looms for UJ sevens stalwart Swansong looms for UJ sevens stalwart

University of Johannesburg stalwart CJ Jordaan is aiming for a memorable end to his rugby career at the institution when the Varsi

Madibaz surfers aim for success Madibaz surfers aim for success

The Billabong Madibaz squad are banking on a team effort when they try to regain the overall title in the University Sport South A

Summer run a fun start to festive season Summer run a fun start to festive season

East London's festive season kicked off with a bang when the Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, supported by SPAR Eastern Cape, was h

Successful year for Madibaz water polo Successful year for Madibaz water polo

After earning the women's bronze medal at the University Sport South Africa week and capturing the Port Elizabeth men's league t

Madibaz football on right path Madibaz football on right path

The triumph by the Madibaz football team in the regional section of the Nedbank Cup in Port Elizabeth at the weekend is another st

SPAR engage with public via summer run SPAR engage with public via summer run

Keen to maintain their engagement with the East London community, SPAR Eastern Cape have thrown their support behind the Daily Dis

Madibaz win Mayoral Cup Madibaz win Mayoral Cup

The Madibaz women's volleyball team crowned their year with victory in the Mayoral Cup after a remarkable rear-guard action in Ui

Fashion show embodies African spirit Fashion show embodies African spirit

Human strength in the face of adversity was a source of inspiration for one of Port Elizabeth's top designers ahead of the annual

Malgraff fired up by Africa Cup success Malgraff fired up by Africa Cup success

Following South Africa's triumph in the Africa Cup at the weekend, Madibaz hockey star Ignatius Malgraff is fired up to take his

The Algoa FM Big Walk in aid of CHOC The Algoa FM Big Walk in aid of CHOC

The 2017 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer will again be taking people of all ages to the streets of Nelson Mandela Bay on the 4th...

Award inspires Twani Award inspires Twani

Nelson Mandela University netball star Nolusindiso Twani has been inspired to lace up her takkies for another season after being n

Malgraff, Twani take Madibaz awards Malgraff, Twani take Madibaz awards

National hockey player Ignatius Malgraff and netball star Nolusindiso Twani took the top sporting honours at the Nelson Mandela Un

Madibaz duo prepare for Africa cup Madibaz duo prepare for Africa cup

Honoured to be part of the national hockey set-up, Nelson Mandela University members Cheslyn Gie and Ignatius Malgraff will be fly

Madibaz cricketers hungry for success Madibaz cricketers hungry for success

Talented Nelson Mandela University cricketers Tian Koekemoer and Lutho Sipamla will be aiming to use their recognition at a nation

Junior cooks take to the kitchen Junior cooks take to the kitchen

Aspiring chefs from across the Eastern Cape gathered for some serious fun and exciting cooking at the SPAR Junior Cook competition

Madibaz's football vision bears fruit Madibaz's football vision bears fruit

Madibaz Football Club's vision to promote the development of juniors in the metro is bearing fruit after the Nelson Mandela Unive

Sevens tournament one to remember Sevens tournament one to remember

It was all-out girl power as 14 teams took to the fields of Nelson Mandela University to contest the sixth University Sport South

Texan flavours at Valley Market Texan flavours at Valley Market

Success at the recent Goodnight Market has Gary Coring eager to share his Bubba's Texas BBQ with patrons of the monthly Valley Ma

UCT hit back to take Varsity MTB race UCT hit back to take Varsity MTB race

University of Cape Town produced an impressive showing on the final stage to turn a small deficit into overall victory over arch-r

New NMB Stars CEO keen to make an impact New NMB Stars CEO keen to make an impact

Passionate about the game, newly appointed Nelson Mandela Bay Stars chief executive Sean Morris will be aiming to add his own bran

Madibaz set for sevens showdown Madibaz set for sevens showdown

Nelson Mandela University are all set to host the sixth edition of the University Sport South Africa women's sevens tournament th

Madibaz cricketers on track for USSAs Madibaz cricketers on track for USSAs

A successful tour to Bloemfontein has put the Nelson Mandela University cricket team in a good frame of mind as they look ahead to

Wheelchair Wednesday campaign scores Wheelchair Wednesday campaign scores

The Wheelchair Wednesday project wrapped up another successful campaign today when it handed over 165 wheelchairs to needy residen

Madibaz netballers fighting to the end Madibaz netballers fighting to the end

As the Madibaz prepare for what could be their last Varsity Netball match of the season, goal shooter Nolusindiso Twani said the t

Nelson Mandela Bay Stars can unify city Nelson Mandela Bay Stars can unify city

Using sport as a unifying force has become a powerful element in South African society and Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Atho

Kepe serves up masterful little dishes Kepe serves up masterful little dishes

Among the traditional favourites, visitors to the Goodnight Market can look forward to a selection of dainty dishes prepared by Ma

Madibaz on the charge in Varsity Netball Madibaz on the charge in Varsity Netball

Coach Lana Krige believes the Madibaz are on course to move up a position on the Varsity Netball log when they play North-West Uni

Yoliswa Lumka delighted with Sascoc post Yoliswa Lumka delighted with Sascoc post

Madibaz director of sport Yoliswa Lumka has always been interested in getting the best out of sportsmen and women and her appointm

Madibaz netballers positive Madibaz netballers positive

After the team's first loss in this year's Varsity Netball campaign, Madibaz captain Nandipha Jack remains positive as they prep

Award-winning retailer staying ahead Award-winning retailer staying ahead

Faced with plenty of competition in their area, the SPAR Acres team have made it a top priority to learn from their rivals and to

Madibaz basketball teams eye Mayoral Cup Madibaz basketball teams eye Mayoral Cup

Fresh from a winning performance in the annual intervarsity, the Nelson Mandela University basketball teams have switched their at

Award-winning EL retailer a happy family Award-winning EL retailer a happy family

One happy family is how SUPERSPAR Nick's Foods general manager Shannon Lennox sees his relationship with the East London shop aft

Strong Varsity Netball start for Madibaz Strong Varsity Netball start for Madibaz

SPAR Madibaz goalkeeper Jeanie Steyn said the confidence gained from their early success in the Varsity Netball tournament in Stel

Success for Beukes brothers at MTB event Success for Beukes brothers at MTB event

It was a family affair as brothers Matthys and Gerrie Beukes won their respective age categories at the third round of the Madibaz

Challenging course for next Madibaz XCO Challenging course for next Madibaz XCO

The third round of the Madibaz MTB XCO Series will present riders with an opportunity to try their hand at a challenging new cours

Madibaz ready for Varsity Netball Madibaz ready for Varsity Netball

Nelson Mandela University netball coach Lana Krige is anticipating the closest Varsity Netball season yet as her charges prepare f

Wheelchair challenge an eye-opener Wheelchair challenge an eye-opener

SPAR Eastern Cape sponsorships and events manager Alan Stapleton was recently given a sobering insight into the challenges mobilit

Goosen on top of her game in dream job Goosen on top of her game in dream job

As she lives out her dream job, Madibaz Sport manager Melinda Goosen will be aiming to impart her knowledge to the University Spor

Clarendon new schoolgirls hockey champs Clarendon new schoolgirls hockey champs

Clarendon High from East London became the new SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge champions when they defeated York Hi

Madibaz coach realises a hockey dream Madibaz coach realises a hockey dream

A confirmed fanatic from an early age, Madibaz Sport hockey manager Cheslyn Gie realised one of his dreams when he was included in

Eesou's journey to the Student Games Eesou's journey to the Student Games

Inspired by the long and lonely hours on the road, Nelson Mandela University distance runner Mariano Eesou is targeting a podium i

Injury setbacks no problem for Kingwill Injury setbacks no problem for Kingwill

Forced to go through a lengthy period of rehabilitation may just have provided the impetus Kelly Kingwill needs as she continues t

Woodridge ready to host hockey finals Woodridge ready to host hockey finals

Excited young players from around the region will be gearing up for the second SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge fina

Madibaz ready for World Student Games Madibaz ready for World Student Games

Three Nelson Mandela University student-athletes have been included in the University Sport South Africa team to compete in the Wo

NMMU squash stars earn USSA selection NMMU squash stars earn USSA selection

NMMU-Madibaz squash players Hayley Ward and Bianca Brown kept the varsity flag flying high at the University Sport South Africa to

Twin goals for Madibaz hockey team Twin goals for Madibaz hockey team

Delighted with the progress they have shown this year, NMMU-Madibaz women's hockey coach Michael van Rensburg has set his team tw

SPAR and Love Story feed the city SPAR and Love Story feed the city

SPAR Eastern Cape joined hands with Love Story to continue their initiative of assisting those in need when they hosted their seco

Madibaz hockey switch focus Madibaz hockey switch focus

Having come within a whisker of winning the University Sport South Africa men's hockey title, the NMMU-Madibaz will now switch th

Triglav Early Birds take flight on heels Triglav Early Birds take flight on heels

TRIGLAV EARLY BIRDS TAKE FLIGHT ON HEELS OF MAURER Athletes enjoy favourable flying conditions at Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – but

Success for Madibaz karate students Success for Madibaz karate students

Two NMMU-Madibaz karatekas were selected for national teams after the Port Elizabeth university finished second at the University

South African athlete readies himself South African athlete readies himself

South African athlete readies himself for the world’s toughest race South African adventure race athlete Duncan Kotze (St Fr

NMMU looking to bounce back at USSAs NMMU looking to bounce back at USSAs

The Bestmed NMMU-Madibaz cycling team will look to rekindle the form that took them to overall victory three seasons ago when the

Madibaz want to maintain karate record Madibaz want to maintain karate record

The NMMU-Madibaz karate squad will be protecting a proud record when they take on their student rivals in the University Sport Sou

Madibaz hockey target USSA semis Madibaz hockey target USSA semis

Despite losing several senior players, the NMMU-Madibaz men's hockey team will be striving to repeat last year's effort at the U

Madibaz out to defend USSA golf title Madibaz out to defend USSA golf title

NMMU will be sending a potent four-man team to defend their title when the University Sport South Africa golf tournament is played

NMMU squash players get provincial nod NMMU squash players get provincial nod

A number of Madibaz squash players have been included in the Eastern Province teams to take part in the annual Jarvis Kaplan Cup i

Two Madibaz netballers off to Worlds Two Madibaz netballers off to Worlds

Madibaz netball stalwarts Melodine Jacobs and Nolusindiso Twani have been selected to represent the South African U21 team at the

Basson immersed in Taipei preparations Basson immersed in Taipei preparations

Top Madibaz swimmer Alaric Basson is immersing himself in more ways than one in his preparation for the Summer Universiade in Taip

Upset as Woodridge top hockey tournament Upset as Woodridge top hockey tournament

Woodridge College caused an upset when they claimed the final spot in the provincial finals of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls H

Chess star making all the right moves Chess star making all the right moves

Madibaz sportswoman of 2016, Jesse February, feels her time in India at the start of this year has adequately prepared her for the

Collegiate target provincial finals Collegiate target provincial finals

Collegiate, who won last year's provincial title, will be aiming to become the final provincial qualifiers when the PE Coastal le

Wheadon, Goosen retain squash titles Wheadon, Goosen retain squash titles

Defending champions Gary Wheadon and Lizelle Goosen delivered decisive victories to retain their titles in the NMMU Madibaz Open s

York triumph again in hockey challenge York triumph again in hockey challenge

York High were crowned champions for the second successive year when they defeated Outeniqua in the South Western Districts final

Woolcock, Kruger secure GZT title Woolcock, Kruger secure GZT title

Overnight leaders Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger completed a clean sweep of stage wins to claim overall honours in the PwC Great Zu

Woolcock & Kruger win stage one of GZT Woolcock & Kruger win stage one of GZT

Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger of BCX left their breakaway companions in the dust as they climbed to victory on stage one of the th

Wheadon eyes sixth NMMU squash title Wheadon eyes sixth NMMU squash title

Five-time winner Gary Wheadon will be aiming to keep his lengthy streak alive when the NMMU Madibaz Open squash championships take

SWD schools vie for hockey title SWD schools vie for hockey title

A spot in the provincial finals is at stake when the South Western Districts schools clash in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Ho

Women’s rugby tournament a coup for NMMU Women’s rugby tournament a coup for NMMU

In a major coup for women’s rugby at NMMU, the Port Elizabeth varsity have been named hosts of the sixth University Sport South

Hill chases another Zuurberg title Hill chases another Zuurberg title

Experienced mountain bike professional Andrew Hill will be banking on a strong partnership with colleague Marco Joubert to try to

Clarendon win EL hockey challenge Clarendon win EL hockey challenge

Clarendon High became the third school to qualify for the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge provincial finals when th

Hockey challenge draws increased field Hockey challenge draws increased field

The popularity of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge was confirmed this week with an increase in the number of tea

De Villiers ready to shine at GZT De Villiers ready to shine at GZT

Experienced stage racer Yolande de Villiers is ready to show her competitive side when she joins forces with Neill Ungerer to tack

Hockey challenge draws increased field Hockey challenge draws increased field

The popularity of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge was confirmed this week with an increase in the number of tea

Kingsridge top hockey tournament again Kingsridge top hockey tournament again

Kingsridge had another successful outing when they won the Border Inland tournament in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Ch

Madibaz' Junior Bok fired up for worlds Madibaz' Junior Bok fired up for worlds

NMMU wing Yaw Penxe is motivated for the next challenge in his burgeoning rugby career as he contemplates turning out for the Juni

Madibaz quartet make national golf team Madibaz quartet make national golf team

Madibaz golfers are continuing to impress in national varsity circles with four players named in the University Sport South Africa

Madibaz on a learning curve Madibaz on a learning curve

After a challenging opening weekend in the Varsity Hockey tournament, the NMMU-Madibaz women's team will be taking a positive att

Kingsridge back to defend hockey title Kingsridge back to defend hockey title

Kingsridge will be back to defend their title when the second regional tournament in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Chal

Kingsridge back to defend regional hocke Kingsridge back to defend regional hocke

Kingsridge will be back to defend their title when the second regional tournament in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Chal

Molotsane wins Women's Challenge in PE Molotsane wins Women's Challenge in PE

Although Kesa Molotsane sped to an impressive maiden victory in the 10km SPAR Women's Challenge, there were winners galore as tho

Madibaz star jumps to new heights Madibaz star jumps to new heights

Bestmed NMMU-Madibaz high jump star Garth Ellis ticked yet another box when he took a silver medal at the USSA Championships in Ca

Zuurberg race sample USN partnership Zuurberg race sample USN partnership

International sports nutrition brand USN are ready to play an active role in the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike r

Madibaz prepped for Hockey tournament Madibaz prepped for Hockey tournament

The Madibaz-NMMU women's team are ready to tackle the country's top sides after wrapping up their preparations for the Varsity H

Sagandira shines on and off the field Sagandira shines on and off the field

The past year was one that Madibaz football captain Cloudius Sagandira took full control of as he shone both on and off the field.

Tough but balanced route for Zuurberg Tough but balanced route for Zuurberg

While day two stands out as the queen stage, PwC Great Zuurberg Trek route director Rob Hayter feels riders will face a strong var

Selection ‘a dream' for Kevin Kaba Selection ‘a dream' for Kevin Kaba

FNB-NMMU rugby captain Kevin Kaba said he was looking forward to running out alongside players who, until now, have been his oppon

Easter soccer tournament a big success Easter soccer tournament a big success

Easter soccer tournament a big success Tournament director Valentine Brink has called the 44th SPAR Northern Areas Easter socce

GZT boosts socio-economic development GZT boosts socio-economic development

Having developed a close rapport over the years, next month's PwC Great Zuurberg Trek will further strengthen the mountain bike e

NMMU's De Beer takes strokeplay title NMMU's De Beer takes strokeplay title

NMMU student Kyle de Beer continued to show his potential on the golf course when he captured the Eastern Province-Border Strokepl

Quality field for Nafa Easter tournament Quality field for Nafa Easter tournament

Northern Areas Football Association Easter tournament director Valentine Brink said they were gearing up for another high-quality

GZT support will help develop education GZT support will help develop education

The PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race have once again nominated the Sundays River Citrus Company Foundation Trust as one

Union High win regional hockey challenge Union High win regional hockey challenge

Union High became the first team to qualify for the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge provincial finals when they won

Hockey challenge starts in Graaff-Reinet Hockey challenge starts in Graaff-Reinet

Seven schools will have the common objective of becoming the first team to be crowned regional champions of the SPAR Eastern Cape

Riders will stay connected at GZT race Riders will stay connected at GZT race

Riders in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race will again enjoy superior connectivity, thanks to a significant partnersh

Kaba says right attitude a priority Kaba says right attitude a priority

FNB NMMU-Madibaz captain Kevin Kaba believes the right attitude will go a long towards making his team competitive when the FNB Va

All abuzz for Delight in Summer festival All abuzz for Delight in Summer festival

The beachfront will be abuzz with activity this week as the final preparations are completed for the start of the SPAR Delight in

Buckets of blessings for the poor Buckets of blessings for the poor

SPAR Eastern Cape have joined hands with charity organisation Love Story in a twin initiative this week to spread some festive che

Swim twins aim for top performance Swim twins aim for top performance

Uitenhage swimming twins Alaric and Alard Basson are preparing for a week of explosive performances when they compete for South Af

Igazi in the spotlight at fashion show Igazi in the spotlight at fashion show

The Igazi Foundation and their work in the haematological field were put into the spotlight at the SPAR Eastern Cape Jason Kieck F

Olympic star wants to unlock potential Olympic star wants to unlock potential

Despite an injury setback at the Olympic Games in Rio this year, University of Johannesburg long jumper Ruswahl Samaai is facing t

ELMI College Rebrand ELMI College Rebrand

It’s a bit like stating the obvious, but we still want to take the opportunity to point out our exciting re-brand. ELMI is still

Basson swimming twins target Worlds Basson swimming twins target Worlds

After a successful African Championships in Bloemfontein last month, NMMU-Madibaz swimming twins Alard and Alaric Basson now have

Community gather for dream family race Community gather for dream family race

With funnyman Gino Fabbri providing his special brand of entertainment, over 800 runners soaked up the happy vibe when the SPAR Fa

NMMU, Bestmed develop young athletes NMMU, Bestmed develop young athletes

NMMU will focus on developing and attracting young athletes when the Bestmed Madibaz Top 10 Athletics Meeting for schools takes pl

Wheelchair Wednesday opens Mr South Africa Wheelchair Wednesday opens Mr South Africa

If raising awareness about people with disabilities is the driving force behind the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign, it succeed

PE police and ADT hold joint operation PE police and ADT hold joint operation

Members of the SAPS and local private security companies joined forces for a visible policing event recently, in a move they hope

Madibaz athletes shine at Cucsa Games Madibaz athletes shine at Cucsa Games

Madibaz athletes Cherise Sims, Garth Ellis and Divan Manuel won three silvers and a bronze medal at the Confederation of Universit

Madibaz gala kicks off swimming season Madibaz gala kicks off swimming season

More than 200 swimmers have signed up for the annual Nedbank Madibaz swimming gala at the Newton Park pool in Port Elizabeth on Fr

Collegiate claim schoolgirls' hockey tit Collegiate claim schoolgirls' hockey tit

Collegiate were crowned the inaugural champions in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge when they defeated Hudson Pa

SPAR share the love on Mandela Day SPAR share the love on Mandela Day

SPAR Eastern Cape continued their commitment of giving back to the community when they joined Love Story to celebrate Mandela Day

New SPAR to serve Grahamstown community New SPAR to serve Grahamstown community

A new SPAR retail outlet opened its doors in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday, with the first customers welcomed by fanf

Kingsridge into SPAR hockey finals Kingsridge into SPAR hockey finals

King William's Town school Kingsridge added their name to the list of Eastern Cape finalists after winning the East London Inland

In photos: Baviaanskloof’s Leopard Trail In photos: Baviaanskloof’s Leopard Trail

We’ve heard of the Otter Trail and the Fish River Canyon hike – and now there’s the Leopard Trail, which has only just opened...

4x4ing in the Baviaanskloof 4x4ing in the Baviaanskloof

Once a farming hub, the Baviaanskloof is now slowly being transformed into a space where wildlife and man live in harmony...

Pastoral Port Elizabeth Pastoral Port Elizabeth

Claire Fulton treats herself to a day out of town, one that starts with a farm breakfast under Lady's Slipper Mountain...

Africa’s secret waterfall Africa’s secret waterfall

“28 kilometres! Are you crazy?!” The kids are not exactly enamoured about the idea of an eight hour hike to see some waterfalls...

Once upon a forest - Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape Once upon a forest - Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape

Stutterheim certainly has a tense history but is now quite the magnet for nature lovers...

Waterfalls, walks and wild trout Waterfalls, walks and wild trout

Natural features are special, touching us all in different ways, but always leaving an indelible imprint on each our souls. When..

Absa Kirkwood Wildsfees to set “Skaapkop langtafel” record Absa Kirkwood Wildsfees to set “Skaapkop langtafel” record

Wanted - 400 lovers of traditional sheep’s head (smiley) to tuck into a meal at the same time in order to set a world record at ..

Exploring the Wild Coast Exploring the Wild Coast

Two of my favourite things in the world are motorbikes and the Wild Coast, a 250 km stretch of virtually unspoiled coastline on...

The Story-time Town The Story-time Town

Somerset East is pure history, in the form of heroes, warriors, rogues and vagabonds going back to the early settler days

Footloose and fancy-free Footloose and fancy-free

Make no mistake, the five-day Port St Johns to Coffee Bay Hiking Trail is tough but it’s one of the finest coastal walks in ...

Festive season fly fishing Festive season fly fishing

Hit the road early and get in a whole lot of fly fishing in the Eastern Cape. The journey is part of the pleasure ...

Town between Two Rivers - Kenton on Sea Town between Two Rivers - Kenton on Sea

For those in the know, Kenton-on-Sea is inked into the holiday calendar from day one, and it's easy to understand why.

Carpe Diem Carpe Diem

In Camdeboo, flyfishingman Edward Truter and his buddies seize the day (and the carp). Flyfishing for carp seem as unlikely a ...

Pedal Pushing in Pondoland Pedal Pushing in Pondoland

Adventure trail riding often has no room for the young, the old and those who feel a little pedal-shy or saddle-sore. Not this ...

Perfect Timing Perfect Timing

This was going to be one of my fly fishing trips to the Eastern Cape Highlands, near Rhodes, where I was going to get the right ..

Running Wild Running Wild

The Wild Coast Wildrun is arguably South Africa’s premier multi-day trail running event. Over the course of three unforgettable...

Nothing like good coffee Nothing like good coffee

Dale Morris spills the beans on Coffee Bay, a vibrant paradise on the Eastern Cape coast ...

Ride on the wild side Ride on the wild side

There are few better ways of experiencing the rugged coastline of the Wild Coast than in your MTB saddle ...

The Nanaga Farm Stall, Eastern Cape The Nanaga Farm Stall, Eastern Cape

If you are driving to or from PE, stop at the Nanaga Farm Stall east of the city for legendary food, fresh farm fare and preserves

Cradock Spa Hot Springs, Eastern Cape Cradock Spa Hot Springs, Eastern Cape

The Cradock Spa just outside Cradock uses natural hot sulphur springs to fill both an indoor hot pool, and an outdoor pool.

Playing bass in the Baviaans Playing bass in the Baviaans

Intrepid flyfishing buddies meet up with bushpig, leopard and baboons in the rugged Baviaanskloof in the Eastern Cape...

Woodcliffe cave trails - The ultimate eco experience Woodcliffe cave trails - The ultimate eco experience

On the slopes of the southern Drakensberg near Maclear, where the valleys and waterways cut and gouge their way to the sea, is ...

Camdeboo National Park Camdeboo National Park

Visitors can now overnight in Camdeboo National Park, at a new campsite and tented camp on the shore of Nqweba Dam.

Tiffindell Ski Resort will be up and running again in 2013 Tiffindell Ski Resort will be up and running again in 2013

The unique Tiffindell Ski Resort in Eastern Cape Drakensburg closed down in 2011 but is re-opening in 2013 under new ownership...

Glorious St Francis Bay Glorious St Francis Bay

A place that was once a 'fisherman's paradise' now a golfer's dream. Mark Sampson explores the wonders of this Eastern Cape ...

The perilous voyage of shimmering sards The perilous voyage of shimmering sards

The annual Sardine Run up South Africa's East Coastline from Plett results in magnificent concentrations of feasting marine life

Xhosa Country Xhosa Country

The Eastern Cape's biggest asset is its people. If you have the open road and a guide like Velile Ndlumbini, you will discover ...

Fly Fishing the Maden Dam, King William’s Town Fly Fishing the Maden Dam, King William’s Town

The Maden dam is about 22km from King William’s Town and around 80km from East London and is well known in fly fishing circles.

Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance, King William's Town Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance, King William's Town

Steven Biko, one of the most recognised leaders of the Black Consciousness Movement, is regarded as one of the greatest martyrs ..

Scuba Diving Three Sisters Reef, East London Scuba Diving Three Sisters Reef, East London

The most popular scuba diving site and in fact, a good spearfishing site, in East London is Three Sisters which lies a kilometre